Charles Rayburn Nokes, 70, of Smithville, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville.
A member of the Snow Hill United Methodist Church, he worked in retail sales during his career.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at DeKalb Funeral Home with Bros. Royce Martin, Doyle Slager and Gary Hancock officiating. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Shelia and Gertrude Derting Nokes.
He is survived by a son, Charles (Kristie) Nokes of Smithville; grandson, Justin Nokes; step-granddaughters, Olivia and Lyndsey Miller; brother, Clyde Nokes of Short Mountain; sisters, Oleda Bullard and Dorothy Bell Bryant, both of Murfreesboro; companion, Jean Goodwin of Dowelltown; nephews, Gerry Nokes, Nick Nokes, Bill Nokes, Jeff Nokes, Derrick Bryant; and nieces, Linda Dockery and Lisa Bryant.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the Snow Hill United Methodist Church in memory of Rayburn,
DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville in charge of arrangements.